04.05.2015 - 07.05.2015 — Hall: 6.1 Stand: C 25
Guaranteed Green – The Sympatex recyclable membrane
As one of the worldwide leading producers, Sympatex® Technologies has been a pioneer for high-tech functional materials in clothing, footwear, accessories and technical fields of application since 1986. Together with selected partners, Sympatex develops, produces and distributes membranes, laminates and functional textiles as well as finished products worldwide. The Sympatex membrane is optimally breathable, 100% wind- and waterproof and regulates the climate. It is 100% recyclable, bluesign® approved, received the „Oeko-Tex-Standard 100“ certificate, is PTFE-free and PFC-free. The technologies and procedures are based on the principles of ecological responsibility and sustainability with a special focus on the optimal carbon footprint. Sympatex Technologies is a subsidiary of Sympatex Holding GmbH with sales offices and branches worldwide.
State-of-the-art textile finishing „Made in Germany“
Ploucquet GmbH has been a competent treatment partner for textile solutions since 1806. As one of the leading European suppliers, Ploucquet develops, produces and distributes innovative and ecological textiles worldwide in the areas of apparel and technical applications. Finishing, coating and lamination technologies are characterised by high technical competence and offer new application areas due to various possibilities of technical processes. The focus of the textile finishing of fabrics, knitted fabrics and nonwoven fabrics lies on the pretreatment, colouration, dressing, print, treatment, coating as well as on the lamination processing. Ploucquet GmbH is a unit of Sympatex Holding GmbH.
The Sympatex business unit “Tection” develops and produces customer and project-related products in the form of membranes, laminates, components and systems for various applications:
Deluxe climate seat cover laminate for passively and actively ventilated seat systems in cars, commercial vehicles, buses, trains and aircraft
Membrane- and laminate system for dehumidification (eg ventilation tubes)
Membrane systems for humidification and medical diagnosis
Comfortable inner gloves when wearing occupational protective gloves
Laminate for CPAP breathing masks for the treatment of the sleep apnoea syndrome
Laminates for covering medical bed systems (eg decubidus)
Laminates and membranes for wound dressings
Laminates and membranes for membrane-based heat exchanger with moisture transmission
Venting – sealing components for protecting electronics
Venting – sealing components for preserving acoustical properties
Process diaphragm for diverse industrial applications
Garden furniture covers
Covering systems for pipes and military equipment to prevent corrosion
Laminates for protection and moistening of art objects
Insulating cover for water beds
The “Tection” contract processing division provides a high-end service focused on innovation, technological advancement and quality made in Germany. Ploucquet's technologically advanced finishing processes ensure consistent quality, performance and safety for a diverse range of products in a variety of industries and markets. Ploucquet successfully serves the smart textiles, home textiles, medical, automotive, aerospace, transport and canalization sectors with an array of product components for parachutes, printer ribbons, abrasives, plaster adhesives-membranes, rubber gaiters and bionic ceramic coatings, to name but a few. The ongoing development of innovative finishing technologies and applications provides for the continual creation of new areas of application.
The range of applications that the products cover is a testament to the individual products themselves. Ploucquet improves performance with a spectrum of features such as grip modifications, texture optimization, heat and fire protection, hydrophobic/hydrophilic gear, insect protection, UV absorption and anti-static, anti-bacterial and odor-reducing functions.